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George Allen and Unwin

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May 1943
June 1944
Sept 1945.

George Allen and Unwin Ltd. of 40, Museum Street, London, WCI.

1907 After George Allen's death, his eldest daughter, Grace, and the two eldest sons, William and Hugh, continued the business of George Allen and Co at 44 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street.

1913 The firm entered into receivership

1914 The assets were sold to Stanley Unwin, leading to the formation of a new company, George Allen and Unwin.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Biography of George Allen, ODNB